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Texas Standard: January 22, 2019

When a suspect dies in police custody in Texas, what’s the public’s right to get answers? Critics call it the dead suspect loophole. We’ll take a closer look. Also coming up this hour, a military uprising in Venezuela. Four officials are kidnapped before troops loyal to the president put it down. A coup in the…

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Texas Standard: April 4, 2018

April 4th 1968: a date that changed America. 50 years on, how do texans remember the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.? Two weeks before, a choir from Prairie View A&M performed before Martin Luther King at the Lorraine Motel where King was assassinated. 50 years later, we talk with the leader of that choir…

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Texas Standard: January 16, 2018

From San Antonio to Tyler, the capital city to Corsicana, schools, businesses and roadways closed thanks to Inga. Though Dallas mostly spared, much of the rest of the state to the east and the south dealing with or bracing for a thin layer of ice causing major disruption. We’ll check in with reporters across the…

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Texas Standard: January 11, 2017

In the past 24 hours, explosive allegations against the President elect have surfaced. Some now wonder: is there a pre-inaugural panic button? We’ll explore. Also, in a state that prides itself on being number one, a dubious distinction… Texas: the uninsured capitol of the US. What if anything happens to healthcare statewide come January 20th?…

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Texas Standard: January 18, 2016

The other party held a presidential debate last night and sparks flew, but did it change anything? Clinton and Sanders are neck and neck in Iowa, close in New Hampshire and O’Malley trails both. Why Martin Luther King Day is more important than ever this year. A Houston lawyer asked the Supreme Court to define…

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Remembering The Late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ep. 05, 2016)

In Black America presents a tribute to the life and works of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 87th anniversary of his birth. Featured are addresses and comments by Dr. King, the Honorable Andrew Young, the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and President Barack Obama.

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1968 Bullock Museum

1968 was one of the most impactful years in American history; the United States was in the middle of the Vietnam War, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were each assassinated, and the Apollo 8 mission was launched and completed successfully. The Bullock Texas State History Museum has an exhibit that presents all the…

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Remembering the Late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ep. 5, 2014)

A tribute to the late civil rights leader, featuring archival audio of his speeches and funeral, and remembrances from the Honorable Andrew Young and President Barack Obama.

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